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Malaysia cuts proposed penalty for fake news to 6 years

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:25am
Malaysia's government has cut the proposed punishment for fake news offenders from 10 to six years in prison following an outcry from rights groups and opposition lawmakers who say the bill aims to silence dissent ahead of a general election.
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German police investigate beheading of homeless man

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:23am
German police are investigating the death of a 59-year-old homeless man who was found beheaded in the western city of Koblenz last week.
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Racer dies after slamming wall at 100 mph at California raceway

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:22am
One person died Wednesday after hitting a wall at over 100 mph at Sonoma Raceway in Northern California, authorities said.
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Croatia approves $500 million deal to buy Israeli fighters

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:21am
Croatia's government has approved the purchase of 12 used Israeli F-16 fighter aircraft in a package worth $500 million.
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US exchange operator CME takes over Britain's Nex for $5.4B

FOX News: Business - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:19am
U.S. financial exchange operator CME is taking over London-based peer Nex in a deal that values the British company at 3.9 billion pounds ($5.4 billion).
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Woman perches atop pole as protesters fight planned pipeline

TriCities.com - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:19am
NARROWS, Va. (AP) — Opponents of a planned natural gas pipeline across parts of West Virginia and Virginia have launched a pole-sitting protest, the latest in demonstrations that prompted one arrest.
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CNN poll: Democrats' edge dips to 6 points in midterm race for control of Congress

CNN: Politics - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:18am
The Democratic advantage on the generic congressional ballot has tightened to 6 percentage points, a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS finds
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Dems' edge dips to 6 points in midterm race for control of Congress

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:18am
The Democratic advantage on the generic congressional ballot has tightened to 6 percentage points, a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS finds
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Egyptian media say election turnout was around 40 percent

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:17am
Egypt's pro-government media say preliminary results of this week's presidential election show a landslide win for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who faced no serious challenge, and a turnout hovering around 40 percent.
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White House refuses to answer if Trump was aware of porn star payment

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:15am
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders refused to answer whether President Donald Trump was aware of a $130,000 payment made by his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to porn star Stormy Daniels at Wednesday's White House press briefing.
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World's top cocoa producers fight to protect forests

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:14am
Park rangers in the world's top cocoa producer, Ivory Coast, are waging a campaign to protect national forests from the illegal farming of the raw ingredient in chocolate.
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Gunmen abduct mayor of Libyan capital from his home

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:13am
Libyan officials say gunmen have abducted the mayor of the capital after storming his home.
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Analysis: Trump's silence on Stormy says a lot. But not about him.

CNN: Politics - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:11am
If there has been a single, unbroken theme spanning President Donald Trump's 14 months in office, it's been his inability to stay quiet, even when silence would seem to serve him best.
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Analysis: Trump's silence on Stormy says a lot. But not about him.

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:11am
If there has been a single, unbroken theme spanning President Donald Trump's 14 months in office, it's been his inability to stay quiet, even when silence would seem to serve him best.
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Chinese state TV shows insurance tycoon admitting guilt

FOX News: Business - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:10am
State TV has shown the founder of the Chinese insurance company that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel admitting his guilt at a trial on charges he fraudulently raised $10 billion from investors.
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5 things you need to know today

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:09am
You made it, baseball fans! It's opening day -- time to pretend you know who'll win the World Series. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)
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Facebook is distancing itself from data brokers in effort to improve privacy

CNN: Business - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:07am
Facebook is dialing down its dealings with outside companies that collect information about consumers.
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Horrific smuggled photos reveal Syria's alleged war crimes

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:05am
"We have stronger evidence than we had for any past conflicts, any past tribunals."
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Republican-turned-Democratic lawmaker announces bid for Congress

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:05am
Rep. Beth Fukumoto left the Republican Party in 2017, citing disagreements with colleagues she said began when she openly criticized the president.
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The high-profile Trump White House departures

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:00am

Axios' Jim VandeHei joins First Look for Thursday's 1BigThing, which looks at White House departures and how to keep a job in the Trump administration.

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